Areas of Expertise
Patents, Pharma & Biotech
Practice area/industry focus: Pharmaceuticals, Medical devices, Natural products, Industrial chemicals, Metallurgy and Materials, Polymers, Drug Delivery Systems, Nutraceuticals, Agricultural Chemicals, Food processing, Biotechnology and Life sciences. Vidisha Garg is a partner at Anand and Anand and is involved in the firm’s patent practice. She has a dual post-graduation degree in organic chemistry and law. She is an active member of international bodies, such as the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI) and International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorney (FICPI). Garg became a registered patent agent in 2004 and since then she has been practicing in the patent office ,where she focuses on pharmaceuticals, medical devices, natural products, industrial chemicals, metallurgy and materials, polymers, drug delivery systems, nutraceuticals, agricultural chemicals, food processing, biotechnology and life sciences. In a short span of about 11 years, she has represented her clients in several pre-grant and post-grant patent opposition matters. She also handles patent revocation matters before IPAB and was involved in the Glaxo (Tykerb) revocation matter. Her practice areas also include drafting of patent specifications, patent search and analysis, freedom to operate searches, providing opinions on patent laws in India, validity, patentability and infringement. She also advises her clients on issues relating to protection of national biodiversity. Before becoming a patent agent, Garg was involved in research in the field of synthetic organic chemistry. She has authored research papers in journals of international repute. She was also a recipient of the TIFAC (DST, Government of India) Scholarship for training in IPR. Garg regularly contributes articles to various publications and leading law journals and is a regular speaker at various forums.